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Mei Lin

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Centro Storico
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Via San Giovanni sul Muro 13, 20121 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8645 0881
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW

should try if craving for malaysian food in Milan. Beautiful Nasi lemak, My wife had the Crab and asparagus soup. she rated this resto 10 out of 10. End it with the Crysanthenum tea.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As a Chinese, tired of Italian pizza, spaghetti and risotto after 12 days visit of Italy, strongly recommend to tourists looking for above standard Chinese and Malaysian good. No regret choice. Especially recommend Tong Bo meat.

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Thank Jason L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and me visited this restaurant by chance, just liked the menue and dropped in - we both like asian food. It turned out to be a real treasure: the choice of dishes - tremendous at a medium price (although located in the centre of Milano), the owner of the restaurant himself recommended the most interesting dishes at individual... More 

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Limassol, Cyprus
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

A nice restaurant offering authentic Chinese and Malaysian dishes. The staff is friendly and prices are reasonable.

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Thank Athos P
Sydney, Australia
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We ate here last night and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. We have been in Italy 5 weeks and it was a very pleasant change from the local cuisine. We had a beef and a chicken dish and both were delicious. The wait staff were very friendly and efficient. Great night!

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1 Thank Sue G
Milan, Italy
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

we are used to travel in asia. mei lin is one of the best asian restaurant in milan. excellent food, excellent service. ask specialities to the owner and you will eat in asia. reservation is suggested as the place is relatively small.

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1 Thank SmallCharme
Scotland
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Me and my husband visited this restaurant last week in a short trip to Milan. The owner was this amazing man who took time to find us dishes we wanted as I'm a super fussy eater. The food was yummy and service excellent would highly recommend.

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1 Thank Tahera
Milan, Italy
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240 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The chefs are Malay and they can cook Malesian dishes provided the ingredients are available. Also Singaporean dishes are available, try and ask for the Lakhsa, although using Italian ingredients makes it slightly different from the original.

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1 Thank giorgiod486
Delft
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

As part Malaysian. I approve. The nasi lemak was authentic, as was the curry that came with it. The sambal was to die for! All around satisfying food

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015

the title speaks for itself, doesn't it!? oily omelette and lady captain never smile or greet, no need to eat and you are full looking at her face

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Thank almostnomad

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 52
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Malaysian, Singaporean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via San Giovanni sul Muro 13, 20121 Milan, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Milan>  > Centro Storico
  • Neighbourhood: Centro Storico
  • Phone Number: +39 02 8645 0881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Centro Storico

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Centro Storico
The pulsating core of Milan is in Centro. Duomo Square is enclosed by the gothic cathedral, the historic icon of Milan. However, shopping is what draws most crowds to this area. The classy and versatile Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II with luxury boutiques and high quality restaurants will turn any shopping or lunch expedition into a royal experience. Head to the rooftop of the flagship La Rinascente to enjoy the view of the animated square with a panorama of the Duomo. The Corso Vittorio Emanuele II is the street for high-end shopping. Brands of all kinds and street artists attract the attention of all visitors; while at Via Santa Radegonda 16, Luini Panzerotti is a much appreciated street food shop providing unimaginable culinary experiences. If shopping takes its toll on you, consider visiting Castello Sforzesco, a 15th century castle housing several museums. Those looking to relax can go to Parco Sempione, where nature provides respite from the energy of this dynamic and international city.
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